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Re: [Slovak-World] Harsh treatment of children

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  • Paul J. Wolsko
    I d rather have had my parents hit me than to pull the mind games that they did. You can get over being hit, but mental injuries last a lifetime. Paul W. ...
    Message 1 of 35 , Jun 1, 2003
      I'd rather have had my parents hit me than to pull the mind games that they
      did. You can get over being hit, but mental injuries last a lifetime.

      Paul W.



      > "Save the stick-spoil the child?"
      > How was that?
      > Do any of the members recall anything about harsh treatment of children in
      a family?
      > Have any of the members been beaten or punished while young?
      > Why babicka is more popular and loved than mother?
      > Is this issue a taboo?
    • Jan Lan
      ... More like an attempt to assert dominance. The alpha wolf thing. Janko
      Message 35 of 35 , Jun 3, 2003
        At 10:57 AM 6/2/2003 -0700, you wrote:
        >On Mon, 2 Jun 2003 BJLK@... wrote:
        >
        > >
        > > There are probably as many as there are parents who can invent creative
        > > punishments. I was given wood chunks to kneel on (the kind that are
        > roughly
        > > chopped for the fireplace or furnace with lots of splinters). I'm a little
        > > surprised to see that "painful kneeling" seems to be more a common
        > experience than I
        > > ever imagined. Is this a downside of being brought up Slovak?
        > >
        > > B. J. Licko-Keel (BJLK@...)
        >
        >Sounds like a downside of being brought up Catholic. :)

        More like an attempt to assert dominance. The alpha wolf thing.

        Janko
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